Jim is a partner in the Passthroughs Group for KPMG’s Washington National Tax practice where he is a primary contact for KPMG’s alternative investment practice.  In this role, Jim regularly advises bulge bracket private equity and hedge funds on both fund structuring considerations as well as portfolio company acquisitions and dispositions.  Jim is also a member of KPMG’s Complex Transactions Group.  As a member of this group, Jim regularly advises on KPMG’s largest transactions.  Jim also has extensive experience in real estate, debt restructurings, and energy. 

Jim has served as an adjunct instructor and/or guest lecturer at Golden Gate and Cal Poly Universities.  He has also served as a member of the AICPAs Partnership Technical Resource Panel and as a project leader for the American Bar Association. 

Jim is a frequent lecturer on partnership tax matters.